- “All Dolled Up”: Night Flight’s exclusive interview with director Bob Gruen about his New York Dolls documentary
- “Dynaman”: Night Flight’s popular series featured rubber monsters, good looking Japanese teens, silly jokes, and cool pop music!
- Something Weird: Read an exclusive excerpt from A Thousand Cuts: The Bizarre Underground World of Collectors and Dealers Who Saved the Movies
- We Are Not Afraid: Music legends unite to help raise funds for the refugee crisis and victims of religious and political violence
- “Junior High School”: The musical that found the high notes of your awkward hormone-driven years!
- “The Gumby Show”: America’s Favorite Clayboy is back again on Night Flight!
- Something Weird is happenin’ on Night Flight: Check out our classic cult, hippie & biker flicks, drive-in sleaze and exploitation movies!
- Night Flight brings you Italo-West from Wild East: Imported Spaghetti Westerns
- AV Club calls Night Flight “A pop culture fever dream, a sensory rush of synthesizer melodies, solarized video, and severe haircuts”
- Under The Big Black Sun: Night Flight talks to Tom DeSavia about the late 70s L.A. punk scene
All posts tagged "animation"
“Grinning Evil Death”: In 1991, Bob Sabiston’s & Mike McKenna’s CGI/2D animated short premiered on MTV’s “Liquid Television”
The wonderfully surreal Grinning Evil Death — an early CGI/2D cel animation hybrid short film, produced and directed by Bob Sabiston and Mike McKenna when they were both students at MIT Media Lab — originally premiered on...
- Posted February 1, 2017
“Do Not Adjust Your Stocking”: Terry Gilliam’s “The Christmas Card” from 1968
In 2015, Dangerous Minds shared with their readers one of Terry Gilliam’s cutout animations, which originally aired on the subversive little British TV show for kids, “Do Not Adjust Your Set,” on Christmas day, 1968, on a...
- Posted December 24, 2016
In 1979, Suzan Pitt’s surrealistic, sexually-charged “Asparagus” was paired with “Eraserhead” for a midnight movie double-bill
In 1979, independent filmmaker and artist Suzan Pitt’s surrealistic, sexually-charged short film Asparagus was paired with David Lynch’s Eraserhead — a Night Flight fave — for a midnight movie double-bill that ended up screening for the next...
- Posted December 6, 2016
“Actor? A Documentary”: The first-ever full-length feature uses animation to explore the world of acting
Actor? A Documentary is the first-ever full-length feature “ani-mentary,” which is a fun way of saying “animated documentary.” During the film we follow two animated characters — Lou and Ping — through a day of discovering what...
- Posted November 22, 2016
Lenny Bruce’s “Thank You, Mask Man”: The Lone Ranger’s unnatural acts
Here’s a slightly NSFW little animated short from 1968 (“not safe for work” for the non-PC language), built around Lenny Bruce’s comic deconstruction of the Lone Ranger, although we should point out that director/animator Jeff Hale made...
- Posted November 9, 2016
“The Gumby Show”: America’s Favorite Clayboy is back again on Night Flight!
The 1950’s-era stop-motion character Gumby — sing along with us now, we know you know the words: “He was once a little green slab of clay.… Gumby!” — is our latest addition to Night Flight Plus. Come...
- Posted November 4, 2016
Rankin/Bass’s 1967 animated “Mad Monster Party”: The grooviest ghouls of all time
One of the memorable television experiences of our childhood always occurred sometime around, on or near Halloween, when we’d be able to once again see this 1967 animated film Mad Monster Party — the onscreen title included...
- Posted October 29, 2016
“The Point!,” Harry Nilsson’s fable about overcoming intolerance and bigotry, began with an acid trip in Laurel Canyon
Harry Nilsson‘s The Point! – the definitive collector’s edition is now streaming on Night Flight Plus — began with an acid trip high up in the Hollywood Hills. At the beginning of the 1970s, Harry Nilsson —...
- Posted June 14, 2016